Maret Lääne (Laane) papers
Wooden plaque, documentation, certificate of naturalization, correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, periodical, church ong sheet, collected Estonian poems, sample, folk patterns (Estonia)
Language of Materials
Estonian, English, German
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Lääne, Maret (nee Saarn) June 7, 1916 Tallinn, Estonia - Nov. 16, 1997 Barnegat, NJ, USAClerk, dressmaker, housewife, handcrafter.Emigrated to Germany in 1944, lived in Geislingen DP camp. Emigrated to USA from Germany in Aug. 31 1949.Lived in Bricktown, N.J. Became an U.S. Citizen in 6th of January 1961. 1st husband: Vilhelm Allikas (Jan. 6. 1912, Tallinn, Estonia - Jan. 28. 1940, Tallinn, Estonia), married Maret Nov. 11. 1934Son: Vello Allikas (Dec. 7. 1935-2nd husband: Herbert Lääne (1921 – 2000), married Maret 9. March 1946Son: Agu (27. Feb 1948 in Geislingen, Germany-Mother: Elisabet Saarn (1893-1979)Father: Karl SaarnReceived a honorary diploma for her contribution to the Lakewood Estonian Association in 1983.
3 linear inches
Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
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